Crossrail construction at Woolwich in London
Crossrail construction at Woolwich in London; is Europe's largest railway and infrastructure construction project 29 August 2013.Workers inside one of the completed sections of tunnels at the Woolwich Cross Rail site. Cross Rail is a railway construction project under way mainly in central London. Its aim is to provide a high-frequency commuter/suburban passenger service, also to be branded Crossrail, that will, from 2018, link parts of Berkshire and Buckinghamshire, via central London, to Essex and South East London.The main feature of the project is the construction of 42 km (26 mi) of new tunnels. The main tunnels will run from near Paddington Station to Stratford via central London and Liverpool Street Station. An almost entirely new line will branch from the main line at Whitechapel in east London. It will run to Canary Wharf, cross the Thames, serve a new station in Woolwich and connect with the North Kent Line at Abbey Wood in south east London.
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